For many years, PETG has been the “go-to” of material for medical packaging for its clarity and sterilizing capabilities. However, with the ever-growing concern for recyclability and the new California Legislation AB 906 changing the recycling.
Most of us know that innovation sometimes arrives by chance instead of by choice. Take, for instance, the microwave, invented when a leading scientist Percy Spencer was visiting a lab at the Raytheon Company in 1945. Percy was testing a.
When it comes to heat resistant materials, Starlite may be one of the most heat resistant materials you never heard about. While its inventor, Maurice Ward, never disclosed the formula for this potentially world changing innovation before his.
When it comes to recycling, if you have ever been frustrated by hard to find triangles, tiny numbers or complicated rules, you are not alone. Let’s face it, plastic recycling can be confusing (even to professionals like us) and tossing an item.
While most people are quite familiar with the “chasing arrows” symbols found on the bottom of plastic containers, they may not truly understand the meaning behind them. Additionally, many people may not have noticed that recently these chasing.
Did you know that the polyether urethane used for artificial hearts was first used in ladies’ girdles, or that the Dacron used in vascular grafts was first used in clothing? In fact, many commonly used materials in medical devices were simply.